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Hole In One Insurance News from Hole In One International

Montana Man Wins $10,000

Second Hole in One In 30 Days!

Butte, Mont. — Meet Jake McKinney of Laurel. Last August during the Rod Godbout Coca-Cola Classic, McKinney won $10,000, courtesy of Payne West Insurance, and paid for by Hole In One International. McKinney’s was the first hole-in-one in the 30-year history of the Coca-Cola Classic.

McKinney won the gwinner-hio-mckinneyiant-cash prize after acing the 200-yard, 6th Hole at the Butte Country Club with a 6 iron. Ready for the kicker? This was 22-year-old McKinney’s second hole in one in thirty days. His first was hit in Laurel on July 6 followed by this second one on August 3.

“This is a really special event. Folks come from all over to participate in this tournament,” explained Rody Holman, Sales Executive with Payne West Insurance. “We’ve been sponsoring this hole in one contest for many years in hopes someone would win. It was truly exciting to have a big winner,” continued Holman.

Are you ready to give a lucky player the chance to win an amazing prize this season? Today is a great day to get started! Visit our website at or call us today at 800-827-2249 for a free, no obligation quote.


Tournament Ace Lands Man New Car

Hole In One International Picks Up the Tab

WPOW-MAIN_Image-WINNER-RoperHonda-02Joplin, Mo. — Meet Gary Greene of Carl Junction. Last August during the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual fundraising Hot Links Golf Tournament, Greene won a 2014 Honda Accord, courtesy of Roper Honda, and paid for by Hole In One International.

Greene won the new set of wheels after acing the 140-yard 16th Hole at the Eagle Creek Golf Club with an 8 iron. But here’s what makes the story even more amazing — this wasn’t Greene’s first hole in one — or even his second. Nope, this was Greene’s sixth hole in one. Yep, that’s right SIX! Although it was the first time he’s ever won a prize.

According to Stephanie McGrew, Member Events Producer with the Joplin Chamber, the Hot Links Annual Golf Tournament is not only one of the premier golf events in the Joplin area but also one of the Chamber’s leading fundraising activities, raising $20,000 last year. McGrew, who has been working with Hole In One International since 2003, was shocked and thrilled to have a winner as was the hole iIn one contest sponsor, Roper Honda.

“Hole In One International’s service went way beyond my expectations. When we had the winner, everyone said to me, ‘Oh, now your work begins.’ I expected this long drawn out process, but within minutes of reporting the claim, the paperwork was emailed to my phone. I had the pro print it, we filled it out, sent it back and I was done! I just couldn’t believe how easy it was,” explained McGrew.

Are you ready to give a lucky player the chance to win an amazing prize this season? Today is a great day to get started! Call us today at 800-827-2249 for a free, no obligation quote.

Auto Group Has Two Hole In One Winners This Summer

Olathe, Kansas –Karl Kramer, the General Manager of seven dealership strong McCarthy Auto Group, may have been Hole In One International’s luckiest customer this summer. He not only handed over the keys to a brand new Chevy Equinox in June, but he turned around and handed over the keys to a brand new Nissan Rogue in September.

Kramer’s winning season of sponsorship started at the  300 person Trent Green Golf Classic where Todd Gafney of Overland Park, aced the 201-yard 11 Hole with a 3 iron at the Shoal Creek Golf Course winning a brand new Chevy Equinox. Then, in September during the 17th Annual Convenience Store Open, which benefits The Dream Factory, Jeffery Brandt of Blue Springs, Mo.,nailed the 167-yard 14 Hole with his 5-iron at the Prairie Highland Golf Course in Olathe, winning a brand new Nissan Rogue.

Todd Gafney ChevyAccording to Kramer, the McCarthy Group sponsors between 10 and 15 events per year. “Hole in sponsorships just make sense. As dealers we want to give back to our communities and hole in one insurance is cost effective. You choose a vehicle based on the MSRP, then you look at the yardage, the hole, the number of players and really for $300-$400, you get amazing community visibility. It’s affordable and the organizations are so appreciative. It makes a big impression.”

“I’ve worked with Evelyn Golding on a number of promotions.  She’s my go-to gal. The claims process is easy. I never have to worry – not about signs, not about when there’s a winner. I’ve been using Hole In One International for two years now. Working with Hole In One International has been very very good.”

Ready to make a big impression in your community? Email or give us a call today to plan your next hole in one sponsorship.Jefferey Brandt

The 17th Annual Convenience Store Open, which is sponsored by the Independent C-Store Operators of MO-KAN, benefits The Dream Factory, an organization that help make dreams come true for children with life-altering illnesses. The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City’s Trent Green Golf Classic raised more than $210,000 to benefit critically ill children and their families.

Hole In One Wins New Dodge Challenger

El Paso, Tex. – Roberto “Bobby” Sanchez of Anthony, New Mexico recently won a Dodge Challenger, valued at $25,000, courtesy of Dick Poe Dodge-Ram and paid for by Hole In One International.
Sanchez won his choice of Dodge vehicles after acing the 201 yard 17 Hole at the Butterfield Trail Golf Course with a 4 iron during the 2nd Annual Camino Real Rotary Club Golf Fundraiser.
The tournament is a fundraiser for he Camino Real Rotary Club of El Paso’s “Operación de Corazón en Niños”, a program which assists low income children with congenital heart disorders in the international border region of Juarez, Mexico.IM-HIO-H335137-SanchezBobby

According to Juan Manuel Villalba, President of the Camino Real Rotary Club, the club’s project has been able to support well over a dozen surgeries and 60 treatments for children with heart problems.

“We are very excited to participate and sponsor this event which contributes to the improvement of the quality of health of children suffering from congenital heart problems,” stated Joe Mailander, general manager of Dick Poe Dodge-Ram.  This was Sanchez’s second hole in one and his first big hole in one prize.

Triplett Wins Another!

Hole In One International would like to take this time to congratulate Kirk Triplett on his latest Champions Tour win.

Triplett won the SAS Championship on Sunday for his second victory of the year and his third in three seasons on the Champions Tour.  With the win, Triplett earned 315 Charles Schwab Cup points moving up three places to No. 6 in the year-long points race.

A  founding shareholder of Hole In One International, Triplett closed with a 3-under 69 for a three-stroke victory over Tom Lehman, finishing at 14-under 202 at Prestonwood Country Club.

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